Reviews - Historical

Matilda has always pondered her identity after being abandoned as a baby. Discovering it, however, proves more sinister than expected. Desperate to hide the secret threatening both her and her kin, Matilda would choose death before losing the trust of her loved ones. Reginald lives for the moment, preferring to travel as a knight rather than focusing on tomorrow.

Lady Letitia Cavendish has a duty to be seen in society, a duty she would rather not have. She is shy and a known wallflower. However, her family makes it clear that she needs a suitor soon. She feels utterly hopeless, especially after Edward Wynn starts taking an interest in her. Edward is a Viscount and a very well-known rake.


Sannah is a young woman who lives in the Stone Age with her clan. One day, without warning, her village is raided by another clan. Only the women capable of carrying a child are taken and everyone else is killed. Sannah is claimed by the leader, Memmet. He is both a warrior and a shaman.

Juliandra has received word that her father has been taken prisoner by the new lord in the Welsh garrison. In order to ask for his release, she sneaks into the castle by saying that she is a singer, come to entertain the garrison at dinner.

The Lyon Sleeps Tonight
Elizabeth Ellen

Opal, frightened and separated from her nanny while with a school group in the marketplace in India, is found by an older schoolmate, Peter. As they weave their way through the marketplace back to the group, Opal becomes enamored with Peter and remains enamored for the rest of her days. A few years later, after they return to England, Peter joins the army.